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Selected publications by Dr. Laurie Bernstein, Associate Professor of History

  • Revolutionary Russia: A History in Documents, co-author with Robert Weinberg (Oxford University Press, 2010).
  • Editor and co-author of introductory essay for Mary M. Leder, My Life in Stalinist Russia: An American Woman Looks Back (Indiana University Press, 2001).
  • Sonia’s Daughters: Prostitutes and Their Regulation in Imperial Russia (University of California Press, 1995).

Selected publication by Dr. Katherine Epstein, Assistant Professor of History

  • Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex (Harvard University Press, 2013).

Selected publication by Dr. Wayne Glasker, Associate Professor of History

  • Black Students in the Ivory Tower: African American Student Activism at the University of Pennsylvania, 1967-1990 (University of Massachusetts Press, 2002).

Selected publications by Dr. Janet Golden, Professor of History

  • Editor with Cynthia Comacchio and George Weisz, Healing the World’s Children: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health in the Twentieth Century (McGill-Queens University Press, 2008).
  • Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (Harvard University Press, 2005, paperback, 2006).
  • Editor with Richard Meckel and Heather Munro Prescott, Children and Youth in Sickness and Health: A Handbook and Guide (Greenwood Press, 2004).
  • A Social History of Wet Nursing in America: From Breast to Bottle (Cambridge University Press, 1996; paperback, Ohio State University Press, 2001).
  • Editor with Rima Apple, Mothers and Motherhood: Readings in American History (Ohio State University Press, 1997).
  • Editor with Charles E. Rosenberg, Framing Disease: Studies in Cultural History (Rutgers University Press, 1992).
  • Co-author with Charles E. Rosenberg, Pictures of health : a photographic history of health care in Philadelphia, 1860-1945 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991).
  • Editor, Infant Asylums and Children’s Hospitals: Medical Dilemmas and Developments, 1850-1920: An Anthology of Sources (Garland Press, 1989).
  • Editor with Diana Elizabeth Long, The American General Hospital: Communities and Social Contexts (Cornell University Press, 1989).

Selected publications by Dr. Andrew Lees, Professor II of History

  • Cities and the Making of Modern Europe, 1750-1914, with Lynn Hollen Lees (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
  • Editor, Character Is Destiny: The Autobiography of Alice Salomon (University of Michigan Press, 2004).
  • Cities, Sin, and Social Reform in Imperial Germany (University of Michigan Press, 2002).
  • Editor with Lynn H. Lees, The Modern Metropolis: Perceptions, Plans, and Developments in Western Europe and America; a volume of the Budapest Quarterly, in Hungarian (Budapest, 1995).
  • Cities Perceived: Urban Society in European and American Thought (Columbia University Press and Manchester University Press, 1985).
  • Editor with Lynn Lees, The Rise of Urban Britain, a 29-volume series of reprinted works originally published between 1837 and 1914 (Garland Press, 1985).
  • Editor with Lynn Lees, The Urbanization of European Society in the Nineteenth Century (D.C.  Heath, 1976).
  • Revolution and Reflection: Intellectual Change in Germany during the 1850s (Martinus Nijhoff, 1974).

Selected publications by Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

  • The Greatest Generation Grows Up: American Childhood in the 1930s (Ivan R. Dee, 2005).
  • Editor with Andrew E. Kersten, Politics and Progress: American Society and the State since 1865 (Praeger, 2001).
  • Editor, Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives: Women in American History (SR Books, 2000).
  • A Right to Childhood: The U.S. Children’s Bureau and Child Welfare, 1912-1946 (University of Illinois Press, 1997).

Selected publications by Dr. Margaret Marsh, University Professor

  • The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution, co-author with Wanda Ronner (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).
  • The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America from Colonial Times to the Present, co-author with Wanda Ronner (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996).
  • Suburban Lives (Rutgers University Press, 1990).
  • Anarchist Women, 1870-1920 (Temple University Press, 1981).

Selected publications by Dr. Charlene Mires, Associate Professor of History

  • Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations (New York University Press, 2013).
  • Independence Hall in American Memory (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002). Co-Winner of Philadelphia Athenaeum Literary Award, 2004.
  • The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, vol. 2 (New York: Pearson Longman). Revisions co-author for chapters covering 1877-1929, 7th brief edition (2010). Contributor to 7th edition (2006); 6th brief edition (2007); 1st Vango concise edition (2008).

Selected publications by Dr. Wendell Pritchett, Chancellor

  • Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer (University of Chicago Press, 2008).
  • Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto (University of Chicago Press, 2002).

Selected publications by Dr. Andrew Shankman, Associate Professor of History

  • Editor, The World of the Revolutionary American Republic: Expansion, Conflict, and the Struggle for a Continent (under contract for Routledge, 2014).
  • Crucible of American Democracy: The Struggle to Fuse Egalitarianism and Capitalism in Jeffersonian Pennsylvania (University Press of Kansas, 2004).

Selected publication by Dr. Lorrin Thomas, Associate Professor of History

  • Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth Century New York City (University of Chicago Press, 2010). Co-winner, Saloutos prize of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society of the OAH and honorable mention, Casa de las Américas prize.

Selected publications by Dr. Gerald Verbrugghe, Associate Professor of History

  • Berossos and Manetho, Introduced and Translated: Native Traditions in Ancient Mesopotamia andEgypt, co-author with John Wickersham (University of Michigan Press, 1996).
  • Itinera Romana: Sicilia (Kummerly & Frey Verlag, 1976).
  • Greek Historical Documents: The Fourth Century B.C., co-author with John Wickersham (Hakkert Press, 1973).

Selected publications by Dr. Allen Woll, Professor of History

  • George Gershwin [Liner notes and musical selections] (Smithsonian Institution, 1992).
  • Black Musical Theatre: From “Coontown” to “Dreamgirls” (Louisiana State University Press, 1989, paperback, DaCapo, 1991).
  • Ethnic and Racial Images in American Film and Television, co-author (Garland Press, 1987).
  • Dictionary of the Black Theatre (Greenwood Press, 1983).
  • A Functional Past: The Uses of History in Nineteenth Century Chile (Louisiana State University Press, 1982).
  • The Hollywood Musical Goes to War (Nelson-Hall, 1982).
  • Puerto Rican Historiography (Gordon Press, 1979).
  • The Latin Image in American Film (UCLA Latin American Series, 2nd edition, 1981).
  • Songs from Hollywood Musical Comedies, 1927-1976 (Garland Press, 1976).

Selected publications by Dr. Wendy Woloson, Assistant Professor of History

  • In Hock: Pawning in America from Independence through the Great Depression (University of Chicago, 2012).
  • Refined Tastes: Sugar, Consumers, and Confectionery in 19th-Century America (Johns Hopkins, 2002).